a lily, Lilium candidum, having clusters of pure white, bell-shaped flowers.
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What does “yare” mean?
Also called Annunciation lily .
Origin of Madonna lily
First recorded in 1875–80; from the flower's frequent appearance in paintings of the Virgin Mary because of its association with purity
Words nearby Madonna lily
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British Dictionary definitions for Madonna lily
a perennial widely cultivated Mediterranean lily plant, Lilium candidum, with white trumpet-shaped flowersAlso called: Annunciation lily
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